24 Jun 2014, IRIN
A new report suggests that preserving and restoring coral reefs may be one of the cheapest and most effective ways to mitigate coastal erosion and flooding. 'Coral reefs can be an effective first line of defence and these benefits are important for many nations,' say the report’s authors....
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